All Investigations Documents

259 records found.
February 09, 2018 |  Investigations Press Release

Florida man pleads guilty to obstruction in Amtrak OIG-supported health care fraud investigation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- An employee of a Coral Springs addiction treatment center pleaded guilty to his role in obstructing an ongoing health care… Read more
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0218-20180209

January 24, 2018 |  Investigations Press Release

Two plead guilty in Amtrak OIG Supported Sober Homes Investigation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Two substance abuse treatment center owners pleaded guilty to various charges related to money laundering and health care… Read more
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0118-20180116

January 01, 2018 |  Investigative Summaries

VIOLATION OF ETHICAL CONDUCT AND CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY

On January 1, 2018, an Amtrak executive retired following the release of our investigative report, which concluded that he violated company policy by… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-309

November 09, 2017 |  Investigations Press Release

Doctor Sentenced in Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme Involving Sober Homes and Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers

On November 9, 2017, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida, announced that Doctor Joaquin Mendez was sentenced to 48 months in… Read more
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November 01, 2017 |  Investigative Summaries

EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR DISTRIBUTION OF DRUGS

On November 1, 2017, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County sentenced an Amtrak B&B Mechanic Foreman to 6-23 months of… Read more
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OIG-WS-2018-308

October 12, 2017 |  Investigations Press Release

Former Employee Of Commercial Supply Company Gets A Year In Prison For Fraud, False Testimony Before Grand Jury

A former salesman at Bayway Lumber, a Linden, New Jersey, company that sold commercial and industrial products to numerous public and private… Read more
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October 10, 2017 |  Investigations Press Release

U.S. Attorney Reaches Settlement for False Claims Act Violations on Project Management Oversight Contract

Louis D. Lappen, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, announced today that the United States had reached a civil… Read more
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September 28, 2017 |  Investigations Press Release

Asplundh Tree Experts, Co. Pleads Guilty To Unlawful Employment Of Aliens

Asplundh Tree Experts, Co., one of the largest privately-held companies in the United States, headquartered in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania (“Asplundh… Read more
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September 28, 2017 |  Investigative Summaries

SENTENCING FOR EMPLOYEE CONVICTED OF POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE

On September 28, 2017, a former Amtrak baggage handler was sentenced in the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, to 18 months… Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-WS-2018-304
September 27, 2017 |  Investigative Summaries

CONVICTION FOR THEFT OF AMTRAK PROPERTY

On September 27, 2017, a former Amtrak electrician pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, to theft of Amtrak property. He was… Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-WS-2018-306